Eli Jones

Wooded Letters

You Must Write

…they are amazingly hard to follow – which is why there are so few professional writers and so many aspirants, and which is why I am not afraid to give away the racket!

Zero to Zero

There’s folks who clamor for a level-0, where player characters are even weaker. The hell is up with that?

A Risky Opinion

The shitty behavior Risk prompts is the remaining players wanting to force the defeated players, the losers of the game, to sit and keep watching.

The Making of a Geek Part Two: Wargamin’

While trying to find issues of Legion of Super-Heroes that my eyes fell on a large box, featuring a purple sky and lines of barbed wire across the front. “BLITZKRIEG” it proclaimed in red letters.

The Victorian Internet

But in comparing the development and life of the electric telegraph, there’s valuable insight for the generations growing up with the total connectivity of the modern Web.

Wooded Letters

Write Without Pay

(O)ne needs only to adopt a very simple and certainly very sure process; and that is, to write without pay until somebody offers pay. If nobody offers pay within three years, the candidate may look upon this circumstance with the most implicit confidence as the sign that sawing wood is what he was intended for.… Read More »Write Without Pay

On Reading

Why do I pursue reading as a hobby if my dyslexia makes it so difficult?